Sunday, August 20th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Marlina Teich Quartet
which way west? Sunday concert series

Marlina Teich, guitar and vocals Madaline Duran, tenor sax Richard Saunders, bass John Fisher, drums No cover charge; donations requested - that's how we pay the musicians! Originally from New York City via birthplace, Bayonne, New Jersey, … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 20th – 7:30-9:30 pm
The Grant Levin Trio
Joe McKinley, bass, and Pepe Jacobo, drums
$15 cover charge

Grant Levin Trio with Joe McKinley, bass, and Pepe Jacobo, drums. … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 27th – 4:30-6:30 pm
George Sams Quintet
which way west? Sunday concert 

George Sams - brass Eric Mandat - clarinet India Cooke - violin Andre St. James - bass Donald Robinson -drums w/guest: Poet Gerald Nicosia George has deep Bay Area roots (see the article linked and quoted below), but he now calls St. Louis … [Read more...]

Sunday, September 3rd – 4:30-6:30 pm
wordwind chorus
which way west? Sunday concert series

wordwind chorus comprises the poets q.r. hand, brian auerbach and lewis jordan, and, safe in heaven dead (to quote Jack Kerouac), the late great reginald lockett. lewis plays alto saxophone as well, the three voices and the sax intermingling & … [Read more...]

Thursday, August 17th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Joel Forrester – solo piano
$10 cover charge

A good starting point for thinking about Joel is to consider his time in the apartment of Baroness Nica, taking lessons in a sort of way from Thelonious Monk, as Monk waited out his final years, laying in bed, not venturing out. When  Joel played … [Read more...]